Report: PA reconsidering boycott of US

Israel Hayom newspaper reports that the Palestinian Authority is trying to straighten things out with Trump administration.Elad Benari, 7/9/2019, 12:34 AM

Abbas: Bahrain conference a 'big lie conceived by Kushner'

PA chairman responds to senior White House adviser, says he will not work with Trump administration.Elad Benari, 7/4/2019, 4:07 AM

Abbas: Eastern Jerusalem is the capital of 'Palestine'

PA chairman says national rights are not real estate assets that can be bought and sold with money.Dalit Halevi, 6/28/2019, 5:33 AM

Abbas certain Bahrain conference will fail

PA chairman: Bahrain peace conference will fail, we will not be slaves of Greenblatt, Kushner and Friedman.Elad Benari, 6/24/2019, 2:04 AM

Abbas rejects US economic peace plan

'As long as there is no political solution, we do not deal with any economic issues,' PA chairman says of revealed US economic plan.AFP, 6/23/2019, 8:19 AM

Arab MKs updated Abbas: We will support dissolution of Knesset

Arab MKs informed PA chairman in advance of their decision to vote in favor of dissolving the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 5:47 AM

Shabak chief meets with Abbas

Shabak's Nadav Argaman tries to convince PA Chairman Abbas to accept tax money transferred by Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2019, 9:58 PM

Jordan: 'Abbas rejects every solution to the crisis'

Jordanian officials slam Palestinian Authority's Chairman Abbas for rejecting generous offer of financial support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2019, 8:16 AM

Hamas livid after Abbas phones Rivlin

PA chairman calls President Rivlin to express his condolences over the death of his wife, raising the ire of Hamas.Elad Benari, 6/7/2019, 4:41 AM

Abbas again hopes US peace plan 'goes to hell'

For the second time in a week, PA chairman blasts US peace plan.Elad Benari, 6/6/2019, 6:08 AM

Naming a chess tournament in honor of a terrorist

Abu Jihad didn't play chess, but he did mastermind the murders of 125 innocent people.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 6/4/2019, 6:48 AM

Abbas: US peace plan 'will go to hell'

PA chairman blasts Trump administration's peace plan: Don't sell us illusions.Elad Benari, 5/28/2019, 5:09 AM

Abbas inaugurates building named after archterrorist

All-time Palestinian Authority hero and arch-terrorist honored by PA National Security Forces with chess tournament.Itamar Marcus, N.J. Zilberdik, 5/27/2019, 6:49 PM

Jordan's King to Abbas: Palestinian issue will remain a priority

King Abdullah II of Jordan meets PA chairman, reaffirms commitment to help Palestinians achieve a state.Elad Benari, 5/24/2019, 6:11 AM

Putin to meet PA chairman?

Russia's Pres. Putin will meet PA Chairman Abbas in Tajikistan next month, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2019, 3:46 PM

A prosthesis for a terrorist, wheelchair for terrorist's mother

Ignoring financial crisis, Palestinian Authority Chairman Abbas gives gifts to murderer of 3 and to mother of terrorist who murdered five.Maurice Hirsch, N.J. Zilberdik, 5/13/2019, 10:08 AM

Abbas wants a humanitarian crisis

Abbas is willing to create a humanitarian crisis in the 'West Bank' as long as it encourages the murder of Jews. The Gazans' plight interests him not at all. Israel must use that to its advantage. Judith Bergman, 5/5/2019, 7:43 AM

Do PA Arabs want Israeli sovereignty?

Some PA residents say they do not fear the collapse of the PA, and even prefer it. 'Let Israel come here.'Yehonatan Gottlieb, 5/1/2019, 4:32 PM

PA refuses money from Israel, protesting terror deductions

Palestinian Authority doubles down on refusal to accept tax money collected by Israel, protesting deductions taken over terror funding.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 4/29/2019, 2:30 PM

'Israel is not an ATM for terror'

MK Smotrich slams attempt to give money to Palestinian Authority, says PA Chairman Abbas won't let it collapse.Hezki Baruch, 4/29/2019, 8:48 AM

Abbas: Netanyahu doesn't believe in peace

Mahmoud Abbas dismisses US peace deal during Egypt trip, says Netanyahu 'doesn't believe in peace'.David Rosenberg, 4/21/2019, 5:55 PM

PA: Without Jerusalem, 'there is nothing to talk about'

Senior PA official slams US peace plan, promising to continue terror salaries. 'You can't send a soldier and then not help his family.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 2:50 PM

Abbas: Trump's Mideast peace plan will be foiled

Amid reports 'Deal of the Century' won't include establishment of Palestinian state, PA chief predicts peace plan won't be implemented.Dalit Halevi, 4/15/2019, 9:00 AM

Palestinian Authority leaders sworn in again after oath foul-up

Typing error forces Palestinian Authority leaders to be sworn in a second time after oath fouled up.AFP, 4/14/2019, 5:32 PM

Abbas believes Trump's peace deal will be thwarted

PA chairman makes clear the Palestinians will continue to oppose President Trump's "Deal of the Century".Dalit Halevi, 4/14/2019, 6:09 AM

Election conclusion: Western democrats are color blind about Israel

Palestinian Arabs in the area, from those who make up the 70 of Jordan's population to those crammed into the Damascus refugee camps observed, with some envy, how their Arab-Israeli brothers go to the polls in Nazareth, Umm el Fahm and Haifa. Giulio Meotti, 4/11/2019, 12:00 PM

PA to examine its relations with Israel

PA official Saeb Erekat: Abbas will redefine nature of relations with Israel in light of election results.Dalit Halevi, 4/11/2019, 6:07 AM

Abbas hopes Israeli elections will help bring peace

PA chairman: We don't need a government that doesn't believe in peace.Elad Benari, 4/10/2019, 6:07 AM

The Trump Plan is in the back of Israeli voters' minds today

The Trump Plan needs a strong Israeli government to make sure it changes PA education and destroys the PLO. David Bedein, 4/9/2019, 6:42 AM

Abbas spokesman: 'Deal of the Century' a conspiracy against us

PA chairman's spokesman warns against Trump's peace plan, says it is a "conspiracy" against Arab countries and "Palestine".Elad Benari, 4/5/2019, 6:04 AM

Mahmoud Abbas will continue to pay terrorists' salaries

PA Chairman Abbas will pay employees 50% of salaries in order to continue paying terrorists full salaries, report says.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 4/1/2019, 4:10 PM

Abbas threatens: We will take fateful steps

PA chairman blasts Israel ahead of publication of Trump peace plan.Elad Benari, 4/1/2019, 1:13 AM

PA cabinet head to present new cabinet this week

Mohammad Shtayyeh says new PA cabinet will be steadfast in face of US and Israeli "wars" against Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, 3/31/2019, 6:38 AM

Hamas accuses Abbas of 'aiding the occupation'

Hamas spokesman blasts PA chairman Abbas for telling American students he seeks negotiations with Israel.Dalit Halevy, 3/24/2019, 12:13 PM

Petition to ICC: Open investigation against Abbas, Haniyeh

Jerusalem Institute of Justice requests ICC open investigations against PA chairman, Hamas leader, for crimes against their own people.Nitzan Kedar, 3/23/2019, 11:19 PM

Abbas: Hamas will enter the trash can of history

PA chairman blasts Hamas after beating of Fatah spokesman in Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 3/22/2019, 5:32 AM

The Deal of the Century doesn’t stand a chance

Under the present circumstances, peace is more distant than ever in the Holy Land. What should Trump do now? Rachel Avraham, 3/15/2019, 7:16 AM

Abbas hopes Gantz leads next Israeli government

Senior PA officials say Abbas prefers to deal with Blue and White chief over Netanyahu, citing Gantz's lack of experience.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2019, 7:58 AM

Watch: Meretz chief meets with Abbas in Ramallah

MK Tamar Zandberg travels to Mukata compound in Ramallah for meeting with PA chief. Abbas excoriates Israel for anti-terror funding policy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2019, 7:23 PM

Fatah picks candidate for PA PM

Abbas to announce long-time ally Mohammad Shtayyeh as prime minister of the PA in the coming days.AFP, 3/7/2019, 9:31 PM

Russian FM: Putin offered to host Netanyahu and Abbas

Russia's Foreign Minister says Russian President proposed to Netanyahu a summit with PA chairman to discuss Middle East peace process.Elad Benari, 3/5/2019, 6:17 AM

Abbas spokesman: He's ready for meeting with Netanyahu

PA chairman's spokesman claims Abbas is ready for three-way meeting with Israel in Moscow if Putin calls for one.Elad Benari, 2/28/2019, 4:06 AM

'We'd pay martyr's families even if it was all the money we had'

Abbas says if PA had no more than 20-30 million shekels – the cost of monthly stipends to terrorist families - it would still pay them.Mordechai Sones, 2/25/2019, 8:25 PM

Abbas: Trump's peace plan will fail

PA chairman urges EU to recognize "Palestine" and pressure Israel to agree to a withdrawal to the pre-1967 borders.Dalit Halevi, 2/25/2019, 6:09 AM

Gaza protesters call on Abbas to resign

Thousands of protesters in Gaza call on PA chairman to resign amid continued tensions with Hamas.Elad Benari, 2/25/2019, 3:35 AM

Peace? Islam doesn't recognize it

Dr. Harold Rhode explains that Mahmoud Abbas will never adhere to a US-negotiated ‘peace deal’ with Israel.The Land Of Israel Network, 2/21/2019, 2:34 PM

Abbas reiterates: It's the full tax money or nothing

PA chairman reiterates he will not accept tax transfers from Israel if the PA’s payments to terrorists are offset.Elad Benari, 2/21/2019, 6:27 AM

Abbas: We will pay every penny to the martyrs

PA chairman says he doesn't want Israel's money if it will offset the payments to terrorists.Elad Benari, 2/20/2019, 6:08 AM

Abbas spokesman warns Israel of 'repercussions'

PA chairman's spokesman blasts Israel’s decision to implement the policy to offset the PA’s payments to terrorists.Elad Benari, 2/18/2019, 1:08 AM

Abbas adviser: Warsaw conference aims to normalize 'occupation'

Senior adviser to PA chairman says Warsaw conference lacks credibility, denies Palestinian right to self-determination.Elad Benari, 2/15/2019, 5:52 AM

PA to Netanyahu: Stop lying

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ bureau blasts Netanyahu for saying Abbas wished Benny Gantz success in the upcoming elections.Elad Benari, 2/7/2019, 6:31 AM

Abbas: Security coordination with Israel will continue

PA chairman pledges to continue security coordination with Israel despite US funding cuts to PA security forces.Elad Benari, 2/7/2019, 4:04 AM

Austrian President supports 'two-state solution'

Austrian President meets PA chairman, expresses support for a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 2/6/2019, 6:14 AM

Abbas boycotts supermarket magnate: 'He is a settler'

Founder of 'Rami Levy' supermarkets banned from meeting between Abbas and academics, businessmen supporting two-state solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2019, 8:54 AM

Abbas hopes peace talks will resume after elections

Speaking with Israeli businessmen in Ramallah, PA chairman expresses hope that peace negotiations will begin following the election.Elad Benari, 2/1/2019, 6:11 AM

Palestinian Authority government resigns

PA premier Rami Hamdallah offers resignation of his cabinet to Mahmoud Abbas.David Rosenberg, 1/29/2019, 2:04 PM

When Israel intervened to save Mahmoud Abbas' life

Report: Israel offered Abbas treatment in Israel, and later sent doctors to treat PA leader in Ramallah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2019, 8:18 AM